May 2013 Archive

Thesis defense: 'Acceptance, Distress and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators,' May 14


Thesis defense: 'Seasonal Movements, Diet Composition and Plant Nutritional Quality of Unimak Island Caribou,' May 10


Farewell reception for Janet Emerman and Nancy Scheets-Freymiller - May 10, 2013


Summer Seawolf Shuttle service starts May 20


Master of Public Health program turns 10, checks in on first program grads

UAA celebrates 10 years of the College of Health Master of Public Health (MPH) program this year. In a special edition of their newsletter, they caught up with UAA’s first MPH graduates to see how they’re making the world a healthier place to live.

Planetarium: 'Fractals Rock' and 'Origins of Life' with Dave Wooten - May 17, 2013


Parking affected by summer construction on campus

UAA welcomes the addition of more classroom space for our future engineers in Alaska and beyond. Construction on the new Engineering and Industry Building has begun with the arrival of Neeser Construction in the South Parking Lot. Parking availability in the center of campus will be affected during construction, particularly near the Campus Bookstore and the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. Please plan additional time to reach your location. Take alternative transportation, carpool or walk whenever possible to limit traffic congestion. Read on for details.

Suicide prevention training opportunity - July 16, 2013


UAA Integrated Suicide Prevention Initiative (UAA-ISPI) offers suicide prevention training for students to help them recognize suicide risk and feel confident intervening with someone who may be suicidal. The next training is July 16.

Alumni Spotlight: Tracy Meyer

Tracy Meyer was a veteran and single mom when she enrolled in her first classes at Kodiak College, hoping her skills would transfer to the medical assisting field. Spoiler alert! She made it. Read more of Tracy’s success story, including recent regional accolades for her dedicated work with veterans.

In Class of 2013, A.A. and nursing degrees are most popular

Sunday's UAA Commencement ceremony at the Sullivan Arena was the obvious pinnacle of an academic year and a personal achievement for graduates. UAA conferred 2,421 degrees on 2,315 graduates.* Significant as the numbers are, they don't really tell the story of the Class of 2013. Getting your arms around more than 2,000 graduation stories is a tall order, so here are some of the highlights.

May Archive